It’s easy to get stuck in to-do list mode and forget to spend quality time with your significant other. Before you know it, you’ve postponed date night an entire year. Here are eight date ideas for how to enjoy one another while keeping it simple.
When you apply mindfulness principles to cleaning and organizing your home, you not only end up doing a better job, but you learn how to find meaning in mundane chores and ordinary moments. This Spring, as you’re de-cluttering, de-wintering, and making your countertops shine, try these mindful approaches to cleaning your home.
This week’s post is by guest blogger Giovanni Dienstmann, a fantastic meditation teacher with a lot of wisdom to share. Please enjoy his perspective. There are countless ways a meditation practice can benefit you in your life, from physical and mental health to emotional life and performance. But the real point that meditation addresses, and that makes it widely relevant and universal, […]
Want to find ways to learn faster and smarter? Whether you’re a student cramming for exams, trying to become an expert in a certain subject, or just working on your memorization skills, there are a lot of things you can do to commit information to your memory—and make it stick long-term. From making it weird […]
“Knowing that you don’t know is a transformative and powerful way of waking up.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn Byron Katie is a teacher and leader in the world of self-inquiry. She teaches people to find freedom from suffering by not believing their thoughts, and her process for guiding people through this is called “The Work.” Jon Kabat-Zinn […]
We are living in a world that doesn’t really support mindfulness. We are building technology that doesn’t support us staying in the present moment. And somehow … we as a society aren’t complaining about this. Let me ask you a few questions … Do you feel anxious when you can’t find your phone—even if it […]
Looking to do some soul-searching this summer? Head out on an outdoor adventure? Take your yoga practice up a notch? Look no further, Wanderlust offers you all of that and more. Wanderlust festivals are long-weekend retreats geared toward yoga enthusiasts, families, foodies, and outdoor adventurers. If yoga classes led by master teachers, mountaintop meditations, trail […]
*This post was adapted from the book, The Type A’s Guide to Mindfulness: Meditation for Busy Minds and Busy People. Available in paperback or Kindle edition on Amazon. The first thing most people think of when they hear about mindfulness is seated meditation—which is by far the most discussed and studied tool for mindfulness. But […]
Richard Davidson is a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and the Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, and Founder and Chair of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The awards he’s received, articles he’s published, and research he’s done is impressive, and […]
This week is Wisdom 2.0! The annual Wisdom 2.0 interactive conference addresses the great challenge of our age: to not only live connected to one another through technology, but to do so in ways that are beneficial to our own well-being, effective in our work, and useful to the world. How can we live with […]